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Table 3 Multivariate logistic regression analyses to identify risk factors for contracting the k13 mutated Plasmodium falciparum

From: Heterogeneous distribution of k13 mutations in Plasmodium falciparum in Laos

Status OR 95% CI P Model 1 Model 2
AOR 95% CI P AOR 95% CI P
Province
 Other 1.00    1.00    1.00   
 Attapeu and Champasak 3.63 2.83–4.64 < 0.001 1.57 1.14–2.16 0.006 2.57 1.98–3.32 < 0.001
Age
 Child 1.00    1.00    1.00   
 Adult 7.5 4.39–12.8 < 0.001 2.24 1.18–4.22 0.013 3.49 1.97–6.18 < 0.001
Gender
 Female 1.00    1.00    1.00   
 Male 4.17 2.95–5.88 < 0.001 1.96 1.32–2.90 0.001 2.21 1.51–3.22 < 0.001
Occupation
 Other 1.00    1.00     
 Soldier/agriculture 2.95 2.24–3.88 < 0.001 1.15 0.80–1.65 0.451
Education
 Less 1.00    1.00     
 ≥ High school 2.16 1.29–3.62 0.004 1.53 0.87–2.70 0.141
Religion
 Not buddhism 1.00    1.00     
 Buddhism 4.70 3.64–6.05 < 0.001 1.29 0.78–2.14 0.330
Ethnicity
 Lao Theung 1.00    1.00     
 Lao 4.89 3.80–6.29 < 0.001 2.09 1.25–3.48 0.005
Start symptom
 Other 1.00    1.00     
 Today 1.65 0.97–2.79 0.063 1.61 0.91–2.84 0.101
Malaria history
 Fewer 1.00    1.00    1.00   
 ≥ 3 times 2.53 1.87–3.41 < 0.001 1.59 1.15–2.21 0.006 1.77 1.29–2.44 < 0.001
Bed-net
 No 1.00    1.00     
 Yes 1.28 0.99–1.28 0.061 0.95 0.74–1.33 0.971
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, AOR adjusted odds ratio